Glass Family Creates Scholarship in Memory of Husband, Father

Stephen A. Glass Scholarship

The family and friends of Stephen A. Glass established an endowed scholarship to honor his memory.

Galloway, N.J. — A new Stockton University Foundation gift will provide an annual scholarship to a student dedicated to service.

The endowed scholarship honors the memory of Stephen A. Glass of Galloway. His wife, AmyBeth, and children Elizabeth, Zachary and Sarah, his mother, Lynette Glass, along with the generous support of family and friends, established the fund.

The scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time student with a demonstrated commitment to serving others in their school, community, job or at home.

As a family, when determining how to best honor Stephen’s memory, a scholarship seemed like a perfect way ensure his legacy and generosity continues.
AmyBeth Glass
Stephen Glass had a zest for life, an incredible sense of humor, and a strong work ethic. Stephen always had a kind, encouraging word for others. He used his coaching and motivational talents to ensure others felt supported and had the tools necessary to achieve their personal and professional goals.

The scholarship leaves a legacy for Stephen Glass, who had a lifelong connection to Stockton. As a child, he was occasionally stopped by Stockton professors as he ran through the hallways of the Galloway campus while his mother, Lynette Glass ’83, was in class. AmyBeth Glass is associate provost for Academic Affairs, and daughter Elizabeth graduated in 2022.

“Growing up money was scarce, and a scholarship made completing my baccalaureate degree possible. The personal impact that gift provided is one I will never forget and is often a daily reminder how simple acts of kindness change the trajectory of our lives,” AmyBeth Glass said. “As a family, when determining how to best honor Stephen’s memory, a scholarship seemed like a perfect way to ensure his legacy and generosity continues. We are grateful and thankful for the opportunities this gift provides.”

In thanking the Glass family for their donation, Stockton President Harvey Kesselman said, “He will be with you forever. Now he will be with Stockton forever.”

The Stockton University Foundation scholarship program is supported by Stockton alumni, faculty, staff, parents and community members. Gifts are welcomed to honor loved ones, build existing scholarships or create new opportunities. For more information, contact the Stockton University Foundation at (609) 626-3546 or

– Story and photo by Stacey Clapp